Yahoo! Oil News

By , September 28, 2010 10:40 pm

(news provided by Yahoo! Sports)

  1. Coyotes hire 25-year-old analytics wiz John Chayka as assistant GM (Puck Daddy):
    Unlike many analytics gurus, John Chayka has an Internet Hockey Database player page. It’s not exactly a storied career – 101 games with the Woodstock Slammers of the junior Maritime Hockey League – but it’s something.  Perhaps that made the world safe for a guy with no previous front office experience to land an assistant general manager gig with in NHL: He’s not just a stats nerd, he’s a former jock that became a stats nerd! According to Aaron Ward of TSN , Chayka has been
  2. Quebec Remparts exploit Kelowna’s lapses in discipline to grab Memorial Cup opener (Yahoo Sports):
    The tournament hosts put aside a disappointing Game 7 loss in the QMJHL championship series and got three goals from defencemen to defeat the undisciplined
  3. Edmonton Oilers ticket campaign includes the McDavid ‘golden envelope’ (Puck Daddy):
    The never-ending celebration of the Edmonton Oilers winning the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft continues. Behold the Oilers season ticket renewal package which came in of all things … a golden envelope. (S/t @solid_guarantee
  4. Top 10 players to watch in 2015 Memorial Cup (Buzzing The Net)
  5. Memorial Cup preview: Top 10 Quebec Remparts observations (Buzzing The Net)
  6. All about Babcock; Sabres’ coaching options; wake up, Henrik (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy):
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at  puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com .
  7. Memorial Cup preview: Top 10 Kelowna Rockets observations (Buzzing The Net)
  8. Don Sweeney hired as Bruins GM, proving this is Cam Neely’s show (Puck Daddy):
    The Boston Bruins named Don Sweeney, their assistant general manager, as the team’s next general manager, ending weeks of speculation that the Bruins would hire Don Sweeney, their assistant general manager, as the team’s next general manager.  Oh, there were other candidates. Former Washington Capitals GM George McPhee was in the running. So was Nashville Predators assistant GM Paul Fenton. The Boston Globe seemed convinced that the Bruins were going to wait out New York Rangers
  9. Todd McLellan hired as coach of Edmonton Oilers (The Associated Press):
    Todd McLellan is focused on a new beginning with the Edmonton Oilers McLellan was hired as the new coach of Oilers on Tuesday. ”We’re not going to talk about playoffs here,” said McLellan, sitting beside Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli for the announcement. ”The playoff part of it exists after you accomplish those regular-season things, and we’ve got work to do there.” McLellan, 47, becomes the 14th head coach of the
  10. NHL-National Hockey League roundup (Reuters):
    The Edmonton Oilers filled their head coaching vacancy on Tuesday, naming Todd McLellan to the position. The 47-year-old McLellan guided the San Jose Sharks to six playoff appearances and two Western Conference finals in seven years. – – Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock is ready to make a decision about his future, and an announcement is expected

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